Rezoning Application - 3868-3898 Rupert Street & 3304-3308 East 22nd Avenue

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The City of Vancouver has received an application to rezone 3868-3898 Rupert Street & 3304-3308 East 22nd Avenue from C-1 (Commercial) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District, to permit the development of six-storey mixed-use building.

The revised application was submitted on November 18, 2016, in response to feedback received through public consultaion and advisory review groups. The revised proposal includes:

    • 98 secured market rental units;
    • Commercial uses at grade;
    • A proposed floor space ratio (FSR) of 3.16
    • A building height of 68 ft. (21 m); and
    • 137 underground parking spaces.

This application is being considered under the Affordable Housing Choices Interim Rezoning Policy.

At the April 11, 2017 Regular Council meeting, Council referred this application to the May 16, 2017 Public Hearing.


PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED:

TuesdayMay 16, 2017 at 6 pm 
City Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue
Third Floor, Council Chamber

Anyone who considers themselves affected by the proposed by-law amendments may speak at the Public Hearing. Please register individually beginning at 8:30 am on May 5 until 5 pm on the day of the Public Hearing by emailing publichearing@vancouver.ca or by calling 604-829-4238. You may also register in person at the door between 5:30 and 6 pm on the day of the Public Hearing. You may submit your comments by email to publichearing@vancouver.ca, or by mail to: City of Vancouver, City Clerk’s Office, 453 West 12th Avenue, Third Floor, Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1V4. All submitted comments will be distributed to Council and posted on the City's website. Please visit vancouver.ca/publichearings for important details.

Copies of the draft by-laws are available for viewing at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue, Third Floor, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. All meetings of Council are webcast live at vancouver.ca/councilvideo, and minutes of Public Hearings are available at vancouver.ca/councilmeetings (posted approximately two business days after a meeting). For real time information on the progress of City Council meetings, visit vancouver.ca/speaker-wait-times or @VanCityClerk on Twitter.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PUBLIC HEARINGS, INCLUDING REGISTERING TO SPEAK: 
vancouver.ca/publichearings

 

Key changes from the initial submission include:

  • Reduction in FSR from 3.60 to 3.16.
  • Reduction in residential rental units from 113 to 98
  • Building massing has been reduced:
      • The 6th floor has been setback from East 22nd Avenue by approximately 68ft.
      • Building massing along the lane has been reduced from three-storeys to one-storey.
  • The “C-shaped” floor plan has been revised to a linear “bar” building.
  • Setback at the lane has increased from 2 ft. to 4 ft. for additional landscaping. Above this, the massing has been setback a further 27 ft. on Levels 3 and 4, and  43 ft. on Levels 4 to 6.
  • Loading and garbage facilities have been consolidated and setback 13 ft. from the lane, to reduce the building massing along the lane.
  • Ground-floor setbacks have been added adjacent to the grocery store and café.
  • Residential entry has been relocated from East 23rd Avenue to the centre of the building on Rupert Street.
  • The indoor and outdoor amenity spaces are now located on Level 2 and on Level 5

*Note: All technical data to be confirmed through the rezoning review process.

A community open house was held on April 5, 2017 from 5-7pm, at the Renfrew Park Community Centre, Room 112 (2929 E 22nd Avenue), with City staff and the applicant team available to answer questions.

 

Application History

Revised Application (November 18, 2016)

  • 98 secured market rental units;
  • Commercial uses at grade;
  • A proposed floor space ratio (FSR) of 3.16;
  • A building height of 68 ft. (21 m); and
  • 137 underground parking spaces.

Initial Rezoning Application (May 18, 2016)

  • 112 secured market rental units;
  • Commercial uses at grade;
  • A proposed floor space ratio (FSR) of 3.60;
  • A building height of 69 ft. (21 m); and
  • 158 underground parking spaces.

Current Revised Application (November 18, 2016)

Initial Rezoning Application (May 18, 2016)

Notifications

Council Meetings

Advisory Group and Community Meetings

Links

To view additional plans, please make an appointment with the rezoning planner.

City Contact: Rachel Harrison, Rezoning Planner, rachel.harrison@vancouver.ca, 604-873-7486

Applicant Contact: Amela Brudar, GBL Architects, abrudar@gblarchitects.com, 604-736-1156

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